Freda Inez Johnson, 86, of Jacksonville, born May 15, 1927, passed away March 21, 2014. She was a member of Bayou Meto Baptist Church and the Seekers Sunday School class. She was preceded in death by her son, Ronald Dale Johnson; parents, Homer Fortson, Minnie Bearden-Fortson.

Freda is survived by her husband, Vestal. She is also survived by son, Jerry (MaryAnn) Johnson; daughter Peggy (Joe) Holladay; sister, Alta (Billy) Lemay; brother, Maurice (Velma) Fortson; grandchildren, Matthew (Ricki) Johnson, Michael (Amy) Johnson, Kimberly (Joel) Holladay, and Jennifer Holladay; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation was Monday, March 24 at Bayou Meto Baptist Church on Hwy 107 in Jacksonville, the funeral followed and the interment take place at Rest Hills Memorial Park.